John R. Tyson Bio – John R. Tyson Wiki
John R. Tyson was arrested Sunday morning in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and booked into the Washington County Jail at 2:23 a.m. He was arrested over the weekend after he allegedly wandered into the wrong home and fell asleep in a bedroom.
John R. Tyson is 32 years old.
DETAIL OF INCIDENCE:
An executive and heir to the Tyson Foods meat empire were arrested over the weekend after he allegedly got drunk and fell asleep in a stranger’s home, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports.
Around 2 a.m. Sunday, a woman called the police to report that a man she did not know was sleeping in a bedroom of her home in Fayetteville, Arkansas, about 10 miles from the company’s headquarters.
The woman reported to dispatchers that she may have left the front door unlocked, which is potentially how the man went into her home. Officers who arrived at the residence found the man in a back bedroom while his clothes were at the front of the bed.
Police found the man’s driver’s license, identifying him as John R. Tyson, the chief financial officer of Tyson Foods and great-grandson of its founder. Officers attempted to wake Tyson, but he did not respond initially. At some point, Tyson sat up briefly but then returned to bed and attempted to go back to sleep.
The responding officers reported that Tyson’s breath and body had an alcoholic odor and appeared to be uncoordinated and sluggish. The 32-year-old was arrested on charges of public intoxication and criminal trespassing, and he was jailed and released on Sunday evening on a $415 bond.
In a statement to KNWA-TV, a company spokesperson said: “We’re aware of the incident and as this is a personal matter, we have no additional comment.”
Tyson was appointed CFO less than six weeks ago and is the company’s executive vice president, Forbes reports. According to Forbes, he is a graduate of Harvard and Stanford universities and has an annual salary of $1.2 million, citing company statements.
Forbes estimates that the Tyson family is worth $3.1 billion, and Tyson’s father is the company board chairman.
Tyson is scheduled to appear in court on December 1.